San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Exploring themes of design and manufacturing in the city, the DDF Kick Off Party will feature special exhibits, student shows, interactive design experiences, music and dancing.
RE:TOOLKIT FOR DETROIT
They say you can get anything made in Detroit. But how do you go about it? Who do you call? What questions do you need to ask? Re:ToolKit for Detroit gathers insights about the skills and services available in the city by conducting interviews with people who make things.
The Re:ToolKit for Detroit was made possible by a grant from Alan and Cynthia Berkshire at Taubman College at the University of Michigan.
DETROIT MADE - A SURVEY OF DESIGN + MANUFACTURING IN DETROIT NOW
Detroit’s legacy of design and manufacturing remains strong today. Enjoy a curated selection of Detroit’s top design work that includes furniture, apparel, bicycles, mass transit and more.
COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES SPONSORED PROJECTS
Each year, CCS students from all disciplines participate in sponsored research projects where industry needs are integrated into the curriculum to benefit students and assist companies in their creative design research, problem solving and product development efforts. Explore work from these successful collaborations in Transportation Design, Product Design, Illustration and more.
AUGMENTED REALITY EXPERIENCE by Daqri 4DStudio
Local 3D designers will activate a series of installations using augmented reality technology.
DREAM MACHINES by Scott Northrup and David Gazdowicz
Interactive video installation inspired by the design and manufacturing of consumer goods.
When & Where
Detroit Design Festival
DDF is a five day celebration of design in Detroit. Detroit is a city whose contributions to the field of design fundamentally shaped the way we lived, worked, and moved in the twentieth century—and continue to do so today. In celebration of Detroit’s recent UNESCO City of Design designation, DDF events and programs will be exploring the ways in which design is shaping Detroit’s future.